Historical information

c1900 Decorative silver, pewter, gold plated or brass buckles were attached by ribbons or straps to plain shoes for evening and special occasions . These buckles were worn by a lady in the family of Ailsa Hunt in Moorabbin Shire


These decorative shoe buckles were a common accessory for early settler women in Moorabbin Shire c1900

Physical description

2 x fan shaped gold metal buckles joined by a clasp and with 2 bars at back